The Music of the Dead – a Tale of Olde Sussex

The Music of the Dead - a Tale of Olde Sussex

When a tailor sells his old rambling house on Horsham Common he requires one stipulation from the potential buyers. Phillip Mercer collected many ghost stories from his parishioners while he worked in Sussex as a Curate at the beginning of the 19th century. He published these along with other strange and unsettling accounts in a […]

Exploring the heritage of Duncton Hanger!

The Heritage of Duncton Hanger!

Lime Kilns, chalk hills, beech trees and ancient track-ways make up the landscape of Duncton Hill, a few miles south of Petworth in West Sussex. I am climbing the dizzy heights of this formidable section of the Southdowns to have a brief exploration of the Victorian industrial history and well as a stroll through the […]

In Search of Fairies in Sailor’s Wood

In Search of Fairies in Sailor's Wood

Richard Suggett and I are in Crossbush, West Sussex. We’ve tipped off there have been fairy sightings here and we’d like to spot one for ourselves. An unknown sailor is said to have returned from the Battle of Waterloo. Shell shocked and mentally disturbed he claims to see fairies all around him. Are the two […]